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    Started by Jon, May 14, 2020 01:06 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: All winning Homemade Tool of the Week tools, updated weekly

    Started by Jon, Jul 29, 2017 02:49 PM
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  1. Gouge sharpening Jig - wooden version

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 5, 2014 07:23 AM
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    Dec 5, 2014, 08:34 PM Go to last post
  2. Slim jig for low angle shapening

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 5, 2014 08:02 AM
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    Dec 5, 2014, 02:39 PM Go to last post
  3. Moved: Unimat Lathe Faceplate and Faceplate Clamps

    Started by Paul Jones, Nov 26, 2014 04:11 PM
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  4. Woodturning tools rack

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 4, 2014 03:13 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    Dec 4, 2014, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  5. Digital height gauge

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 3, 2014 04:03 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    Dec 4, 2014, 09:21 AM Go to last post
  6. Simple Hole Saw Drilling Guides

    Started by astroracer, Nov 28, 2013 07:49 AM
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    Dec 4, 2014, 08:57 AM Go to last post
  7. Hand chuck

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 2, 2014 04:24 AM
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    Dec 3, 2014, 06:58 PM Go to last post
  8. Steady rest

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 2, 2014 07:19 AM
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    Dec 3, 2014, 06:56 PM Go to last post
  9. Moved: Long boring D bit

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 2, 2014 06:48 AM
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  10. Resaw post

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Dec 2, 2014 04:03 AM
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    Dec 1, 2014, 01:22 PM Go to last post
  11. Truss Tube Telescope Mount

    Started by Captainleeward, Nov 26, 2014 02:22 PM
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    Dec 1, 2014, 01:18 PM Go to last post
  12. Sheet Metal Bender Truss Mod

    Started by Captainleeward, Nov 26, 2014 01:58 PM
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    Dec 1, 2014, 01:06 PM Go to last post
  13. Shop Press 1/4" Metal Bender

    Started by Captainleeward, Nov 24, 2014 01:34 PM
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  14. Micro drill press

    Started by crazypj, Nov 23, 2014 05:04 PM
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    Nov 30, 2014, 11:36 AM Go to last post
  15. Moved: Welder tip holder

    Started by Captainleeward, Nov 25, 2014 11:58 AM
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  16. Moved: Homemade Belt Sander

    Started by Vernon, Nov 21, 2014 10:33 PM
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  17. Direct Drive Lathe 1/2 inch belt

    Started by Captainleeward, Nov 25, 2014 12:07 PM
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    Nov 26, 2014, 02:49 PM Go to last post
  18. Reverse Tumbler Mod 9x20 HF Lathe

    Started by Captainleeward, Nov 25, 2014 12:03 PM
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    Nov 26, 2014, 02:32 PM Go to last post
  19. Bending Iron

    Started by Christophe Mineau, Nov 18, 2014 03:23 AM
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